Climate at a Glance

National Time Series

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Palmer Drought Severity Index (PDSI), Palmer Hydrological Drought Index (PHDI), and Palmer Modified Drought Index (PMDI) are not offered for multiple-month time scales.


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Dates Value Rank Departure From Mean (53.13°F)
1901-1903 Base Period
189505 - 189602 52.44°F 2 -0.69°F
189605 - 189702 52.86°F 4 -0.27°F
189705 - 189802 53.32°F 6 0.19°F
189805 - 189902 51.45°F 1 -1.68°F
189905 - 190002 53.36°F 7 0.23°F
190005 - 190102 53.70°F 8 0.57°F
190105 - 190202 53.24°F 5 0.11°F
190205 - 190302 52.44°F 2 -0.69°F

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/